Ecuador may well play a decisive role in the outcome of the global tension between economic development and environmental conservation.
What are the most significant reforms that will come out of Correa’s new term? Will Correa respect the rights of the opposition?
Where do relations stand between Ecuador and the United States today, and how might the arrival of a new ambassador in Washington affect ties between the two countries?
Although originally elected democratically, Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has used authoritarian tactics to maintain power.
How will diplomatic relations between Ecuador and the US be affected after the expulsion of US Ambassador Heather Hodges?
At the Inter-American Dialogue, José Miguel Insulza described the events of September 30, in which Ecuadoran police brought the country to a standstill after they rioted and trapped President Rafael Correa in a Quito hospital for several hours.
Despite continued tensions among the Andean countries, four U.S. ambassadors painted an encouraging picture of regional stability.